Vinarþel

Beautifully intricate stencils embellish everything from cappuccinos to cakes

Australian illustrator Megan Herbert brings her sketches to coffee with a set of intricately laser-cut stencils intended for bedecking coffees and cakes, dubbed Vinarþel. With an image of knitting and a pastoral landscape, the Reykjavik-based designer enhances the Scandinavian custom of connecting over coffee and a nosh for a good—often juicy—heart to heart. The two designs speak to Iceland’s great landscape and heritage too and …

Artist Karen Kimmel

As creative as she is altruistic, artist Karen Kimmel leads stencil workshops geared for children that she calls Art of Exchange. The L.A.-based artist has been stressing the importance of creating art and helping kids make "some sick stuff" from California to New York, setting up workshops at Creative Growth in Oakland and Arizona's Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in addition to partnering with Andy …

Jonathan LeVine Presents Doze Green and Blek le Rat

by Ariston Anderson Gallerist Jonathan LeVine's concurrent upcoming shows highlight two prominent street artists from opposite sides of the planet, Brooklyn's Blek's work is often confused with Banksy's, and he is listed as a major influence to the British artist. There's also plenty of signature work in the new show, his startling black-and-white figures which complement the classical architecture of Europe. The artist's new monograph, …